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2024 So Far, part 2

In January 2024, I did something every day that I’ve never in my life done every day. I did yoga. For comparison, here’s my count of yoga days for 2023: Jan          21 Feb          24 Mar           7 Apr            0 May           1

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Tu BiShvat

Because my accountability buddy Adam lives in Israel, I added the Jewish holidays to my Google calendar. Just as it helps with my Christian friends to be aware of Easter, it helps with Adam to be aware of Passover. You

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Oh, I have played so small for so long. “Them,” I said, pointing, skittering under the bushel basket. “Them, them!” I will help them. I will work hard for them. I will stand, sit, kneel behind them. Them. Not me.

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Holiday Party

Last Friday was the condo building’s annual holiday party, the event that prompts me to take a shower, pull one of my dress-up outfits from the storage closet, and put on some makeup. My outfit was a sparkly aubergine top

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